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Case Name Ngwanyia v. Ashcroft IM-MN-0005
Docket / Court 0:02-cv-00502-RHK-AJB ( D. Minn. )
State/Territory Minnesota
Case Type(s) Immigration and/or the Border
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
Discrimination-basis
Immigration status
General
Wait lists
Immigration/Border
Asylum - criteria
Asylum - procedure
Constitutional rights
Employment
Status/Classification
U.S. citizenship - acquiring
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.
Bivens
Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. §§ 1101 et seq.
Defendant(s) Department of Homeland Security
Immigration and Naturalization Service
U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services
United States Attorney General
Plaintiff Description All asylees in the United States who have applied for adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence and whose applications for adjustment remain pending; 4 separate subclasses established.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2005 - 2008
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
0:02-cv-00502-RHK-AJB (D. Minn.)
IM-MN-0005-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/02/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Transfer
IM-MN-0005-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/03/2002
Memorandum in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification
IM-MN-0005-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/25/2002
First Amended Complaint Declaratory, Mandamus for Injunctive and Relief - Class Action
IM-MN-0005-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/10/2002
Memorandum Opinion and Order [Re: Transfer] (2002 WL 31371947 / 2002 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 20144) (D. Minn.)
IM-MN-0005-0009.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 10/10/2002
Memorandum Opinion and Order [Re: Class Certification] (D. Minn.)
IM-MN-0005-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/14/2003
Memorandum Opinion and Order [Re: Summary Judgment] (302 F.Supp.2d 1076) (D. Minn.)
IM-MN-0005-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/12/2004
Settlement Agreement
IM-MN-0005-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/31/2005
Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement
IM-MN-0005-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/06/2005
Memorandum Opinion and Order [Re: Settlement Agreement] (376 F.Supp.2d 923) (D. Minn.)
IM-MN-0005-0008.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/12/2005
Source: Google Scholar
Judges Boylan, Arthur J. (D. Minn.)
IM-MN-0005-9000
Kyle, Richard House (D. Minn.)
IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0005 | IM-MN-0005-0008 | IM-MN-0005-0009 | IM-MN-0005-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Gomez, Iris (Massachusetts)
IM-MN-0005-0001 | IM-MN-0005-0002 | IM-MN-0005-0003 | IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0005 | IM-MN-0005-0008 | IM-MN-0005-0009 | IM-MN-0005-9000
Hong, Traci (District of Columbia)
IM-MN-0005-0001 | IM-MN-0005-0002 | IM-MN-0005-0003 | IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0009 | IM-MN-0005-9000
Kenney, Mary (District of Columbia)
IM-MN-0005-0001 | IM-MN-0005-0002 | IM-MN-0005-0003 | IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0005 | IM-MN-0005-0008 | IM-MN-0005-0009 | IM-MN-0005-9000
Langdon, James K II (Minnesota)
IM-MN-0005-0001 | IM-MN-0005-0002 | IM-MN-0005-0003 | IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0005 | IM-MN-0005-0008 | IM-MN-0005-0009 | IM-MN-0005-9000
Wettstein, Nadine K. (District of Columbia)
IM-MN-0005-0001 | IM-MN-0005-0002 | IM-MN-0005-0003 | IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0005 | IM-MN-0005-0006 | IM-MN-0005-0007 | IM-MN-0005-0008 | IM-MN-0005-0009 | IM-MN-0005-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Friedman, Nancy E (District of Columbia)
IM-MN-0005-0006 | IM-MN-0005-0007 | IM-MN-0005-0008 | IM-MN-0005-9000
Heffelfinger, Thomas (Minnesota)
IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0009
Lightbody, Jennifer L (District of Columbia)
IM-MN-0005-0005 | IM-MN-0005-9000
Mack, Greg D. (District of Columbia)
IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0005 | IM-MN-0005-0009 | IM-MN-0005-9000
McCallum, Robert D. Jr. (District of Columbia)
IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0009
Perry, Margaret (District of Columbia)
IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0009
Siekert, Fred (Minnesota)
IM-MN-0005-0004 | IM-MN-0005-0005 | IM-MN-0005-0008 | IM-MN-0005-0009 | IM-MN-0005-9000

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